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Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Popular

Canton
Geneva
Official Name
Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights
French Name
Academie de droit international humanitaire et de droits humains a Geneve
Nickname
Adh Geneva
Acronym
Adh
Campus
 Geneva
Location
Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Established
1 January 2007
Intl. Students
YES- (International Students)
Students
>300
Recognition
U+ + alt
Type
Semi-Public University
Director
Philippe Burrin
President
Nicolas Michel
Dean
Christian Bovet
Staff
11-50 employees
Faculties
  • Law and Criminal Justice
  • Social and Political Sciences
  • Human Rights
Language
Study Languages:
  • English
  • French
Scholarship
Yes (Financial Aids / Scholarships)
Degrees
  • Master's Degree (1-4 years)
  • LL.M
Address
Rue de Lausanne 120 B, Geneva 21, 1211, Canton of Geneva, Switzerland
Telephone
 +41 (0) 22 908 44 88
Fax
 +41 (0) 22 908 44 99
Ranking
Not Reported (World University Rankings)
Distance Edu
No (Distance Learning)
U Exchange
Yes- (Exchange Programs)
Dual degree
YES
Partners
University of Geneva, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, University of Lausanne, International Committee of the Red Cross, High Commissioner for Human Rights, Federal Department for Foreign Affairs
Affiliations
Founded in 2007, the Academy replaces the University Centre for International Humanitarian Law created in 2002 by the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva and the Graduate Institute of International Studies, now the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID).
Accreditation
  • Federal Office for Professional Education and Technology (OPET)
  • Rectors' Conference of the Swiss Universities (CRUS)
Accreditation
The Federal Department for Foreign Affairs (FDFA) formulates and coordinates Swiss foreign policy on the instructions of the Federal Council.
Membership
The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an impartial, neutral and independent organization whose exclusively humanitarian mission is to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war and internal violence and to provide them with assistance. It directs and coordinates the international relief activities conducted by the Movement in situations of conflict. It also endeavours to prevent suffering by promoting and strengthening humanitarian law and universal humanitarian principles. Established in 1863, the ICRC is at the origin of the International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.
Website Title
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Description
ADH - Geneva Academy of International humanitarian law and human rights in Switzerland, Acadmie de droit international humanitaire et de droits humains Geneve, Suisse
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The Geneva Academy of International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights in Switzerland (French: Acadmie de droit international humanitaire et de droits humains Genève - Suisse) aims to provide instruction of a high academic standard, in French and in English, conduct and promote scientific research, organise training courses and expert meetings and provide legal expertise in the branches of international law relating to situations of armed conflicts.

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